Targeted Support Worker

Hertfordshire County Council
20000.00 - 29999.00 GBP Annual
10 Oct 2017
30 Oct 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Advert Information

Job Title: 2 vacancies X Targeted Support Worker
Location: Welwyn,Hertfordshire
Salary Range: GBP23,398 - GBP28,485 pa
Hours: 37 per week
Contract: Permanent

Job Duties:

We have an exciting opportunity for a committed individual with previous experience of working with vulnerable children, young people and their families.

This role involves working directly with children, young people and their families to support them in achieving positive outcomes, to prevent family breakdown and to prepare them for a successful transition into Adult Life. Working alongside our qualified social workers, you will also support young people who are subject to a Court Order and will develop personalised interventions for children and young people who would otherwise but unlikely to achieve a reasonable standard of health or development.

To be considered you must have experience of working with young people and their families and of undertaking assessments. You will also need to have experience of the Families First Assessment (or previous experience of common assessment framework) and the team around the family (TAF) approach. Knowledge of child development and adolescence, social, emotional and mental health needs and the ability to manage a varied case load is also required.

This rewarding and challenging role offers the opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of children, young people and their families.

* Free parking at all our sites
* Generous annual leave entitlement
* Excellent Career Development and Training
* Salary exchange for additional benefits
* Excellent pension scheme with employer contributions
* Discounts and cashback on shopping/holidays/entertainment with our Herts Rewards - please visit for more details

Closing Date: 29th October 2017
Interview Date: Week commencing 13th November 2017

For an informal discussion and more information please contact: Louann Priam on

Additional Information

Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. For more information click here

Application Information

To apply: Please follow the 'Apply for Job' button at the bottom of the screen.

As part of the application you will be prompted to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for based on the PERSON SPECIFICATION area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application may be rejected.

For Candidate Guidance on How to Apply: Click Here

PLEASE NOTE: All questions marked with a * are mandatory question and must be answered - you will not be able to submit your application until all mandatory questions have been answered .

English Fluency:
Please Note:
The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.